Svein M Birkemoe (50) is employed as new R&D Manager and is taking up the position from January 2, 2018. 

In his position as R&D manager, Svein M Birkemoe is expected to focus on the ongoing development work in Hiddn, to right size skills and development resources and to meet our challenging goals with respect to increased productivity and to stay with in budgeted cost. As Hiddn is planning to expand the Company’s presence with in broader market segments and volume production, product development and efficiency will be an important factor for future success.

Svein M Birkemoe has broad experience from electronics development in telecommunication, data communication, defense, and subsea. He started his career doing FPGA and ASIC development in Alcatel Telecom Norway ASA, and then moved on to be head of the FPGA design team in AXXESSIT AS. He was co-founder of the FPGA and ASIC design consulting company Digitas AS, and has subsequently held system design and product architect positions in Kongsberg Protech Systems, Aker Solutions ASA, and lately Transpacket AS.

Svein M Birkemoe holds a M.Sc from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.                

 “I am very excited to take on this position in Hiddn which I believe has a bright future due to its very competent people, strong technology, and exciting products”, says Svein M Birkemoe.

Carl Espen Wollebekk, CEO in Hiddn comments: "I am very pleased to welcome Svein M Birkemoe to the Hiddn team. His experience and expertise give a strong contribution to our team as we are targeting the large and growing corporate and enterprise market”.  

As a part of the assignment, Svein M Birkemoe has today been granted 300,000 options in the Company, the stock exchange announcement from Hiddn Solutions ASA (the “Company”) on 16 November 2017 regarding a share option program in the Company and the board authorisation to issue shares in connection with options to employees and board members in the Company, granted by the Company’s annual general meeting on 22 June 2017 refer.

For further information, please contact: 

Carl Espen Wollebekk (CEO), telephone: + 47 930 55 505 /e-mail:

Oslo, 4 January 2018
Hiddn Solutions ASA

About Hiddn Solutions ASA
Hiddn Solutions ASA is a public limited company situated in Oslo, Norway, listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker HIDDN.  Hiddn is supplying impenetrable proprietary hardware-based authentication and encryption products to military, governmental, institutional, and corporate clients with further potential to scale into the retail market by building on and benefiting from the experience and competence of the management and employees in Hiddn. The Group is also supplying secure cabinets and physical filing systems.

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